Troubleshooting Guide for Common Errors When Linking Abaqus with FORTRAN Compiler – Part 1

Linking Abaqus and FORTRAN errors-Part1

Introduction So, you’ve just installed Abaqus and a Fortran compiler, eager to dive into complex simulations and number-crunching. But wait! Something’s gone awry. Consequently, you’re hitting roadblocks, and error messages are popping up like dandelions in spring. Linking Abaqus with FORTRAN errors can be a bit like trying to untangle a particularly stubborn knot. Consequently, […]

How to Solve and Debug Common Abaqus Errors (A Comprehensive Guide): Part-2

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Welcome back to our comprehensive guide on troubleshooting Abaqus software errors. In Part 1, we delved into some of the most common errors users encounter and provided detailed solutions to resolve them. If you missed it, we highly recommend reviewing Part 1 here, to ensure you have a solid foundation before diving into this next […]

How to Solve and Debug Common Abaqus Errors (A Comprehensive Guide): Part-1

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Welcome to our blog dedicated to unraveling the mysteries of Abaqus errors and empowering users with practical solutions! Whether you’re a novice just beginning your journey into finite element analysis or a seasoned pro seeking to sharpen your problem-solving skills, navigating the complexities of Abaqus can often feel like a daunting task. From perplexing error […]

Linking Abaqus and FORTRAN compiler

Link abaqus with intel and visual studio for subroutine

In this tutorial, we aim to explain the first step of subroutine programming in the Abaqus software, which is linking the Abaqus software and FORTRAN compiler. You can watch the video tutorial for additional tips, more detailed explanations, and a step-by-step demonstration of installing and linking FORTRAN with Abaqus.Initially, you need to locate the compatible […]

Plastic behavior in ABAQUS-2: Specialized Plasticity Models

Introduction In our previous blog, we delved into the fascinating world of plastic behavior models, focusing on their application to metals and general materials. Now, get ready to take your understanding to the next level as we turn our attention to specialized plasticity models specifically designed to capture the intricate behavior of engineering materials. Plastic […]

Plastic behavior in ABAQUS-1: Metals and General Materials

Different material behaviors The material library in Abaqus provides a wide range of options for modeling various engineering materials, such as metals, plastics, rubbers, foams, composites, granular soils, rocks, plain and reinforced concrete, and also different material behavior models including elastic and plastic behavior. Material behaviors fall into the following general categories: Plastic and Elastic […]

Hyperelastic materials in ABAQUS

Hyperelastic materials are materials that can undergo large deformations without permanent damage. They are often used to model rubber-like materials, biological tissues, soft robots, and other applications that involve large strains. Hyperelastic materials can be characterized by a strain energy function, which relates the strain to the stored energy in the material. ABAQUS is a […]

UMAT and VUMAT: Advantages & Limitations

Overview of UMAT and VUMAT Subroutines The UMAT (User Material) and VUMAT (Vectorized User Material) subroutines are widely used in ABAQUS, a popular software suite for finite element analysis. These subroutines allow users to define custom material models and incorporate them into the simulation process. UMAT and VUMAT are user subroutines that allow users to […]